Nfsc Experts! Can I Just Make A Half Batch, Will It Work?

Baking By __Jamie__ Updated 12 Dec 2008 , 10:50am by Honeydukes

__Jamie__ Posted 11 Dec 2008 , 3:58am
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The butter is thawing as we speak...can I just make a half batch of the recipe? And I plan to omit the baking powder as was suggested on here in a different post...

So will it turn out ok? Hope I'm not asking a "duh" question, but I know problems can arise when doubling certain recipes, so I just want to be careful with halving this recipe. Thanks for the help!

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AlamoSweets Posted 11 Dec 2008 , 4:05am
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I have never halved the recipe. However, I have frozen the cookies and after cutting them out with wax paper between and they turned out great.

southerncake Posted 11 Dec 2008 , 4:09am
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I half that recipe quite often (and I still include 1/2 the amount of baking powder) and it is just like the full batch! thumbs_up.gif

__Jamie__ Posted 11 Dec 2008 , 4:10am
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Thanks! This is why I love this site. Posted my question, put the baby down to sleep, came back, got my answer...off to bake!

dailey Posted 11 Dec 2008 , 4:17am
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i've done it too...but i never add the baking powder, you'll never miss it

MichelleM77 Posted 12 Dec 2008 , 1:13am
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Yep, no problems. I find it just takes more scraping down the sides of the mixer bowl since there isn't as much in there to get beat around well, if that makes since. I also leave the baking powder in.

Honeydukes Posted 12 Dec 2008 , 10:50am
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I reduce the baking powder to 1 teaspoon.

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